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Calling all organic and market farming enthusiasts, professional and amateur alike, Jean-Martin Fortier, author of The Market Gardener, is coming to the Centre for Sustainable Development. Fortier will tell the story of his Eastern Townships microfarm, Les Jardins de la Grelinette, which has been hailed, at home and abroad, as a model of its form.
On August 16 and 17, Frelighsburg will host its first organic/fair trade fair, bringing together thirty Quebec exhibitors offering fair trade and organic products such as fresh produce, bread, cheese, honey, oil and soap. The event will also include talks, local music, children's entertainment and food samples. The festival promotes an environmental and equitable culture. In...